Thursday, December 8, 2016

Exhibition: Arnaldo Roche Rabell’s “En azul: Señales después del tacto / In Blue: Signals after Touch (Frottages)” - Opening Reception on Thursday, December 8, 2016 @ 7:00pm at the Museum of San Juan — Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

“In Blue: Signals after Touch (Frottages)” Opens Dec 8, 2016
 at the Museum of San Juan
Exhibition: Arnaldo Roche Rabell’s “En azul: Señales después del tacto / In Blue: Signals after Touch (Frottages)” - Opening Reception on Thursday, December 8, 2016 @ 7:00 to 9:00pm; show runs through Thursday, December 15 , 2016 at the Museum of San Juan — Old San Juan, Puerto Rico; Where: Museum of San Juan; Location: 150 Norzagaray St. San Juan PR 00901, Puerto Rico; Telephone: +1 787-480-3555; Email: museodesanjuan@sanjuancapital.com; Websites: Museum of San Juan and Arnaldo Roche-Facebook
Event Description: “The Museum of San Juan presents the exhibition 'En azul: Señales después del tacto / In Blue: Signals after Touch (Frottages)' by the artist Arnaldo Roche Rabell. Finally, in Puerto Rico, the exhibition 'En azul: Señales después del tacto / In Blue: Signals after Touch (Frottages)' by the outstanding Puerto Rican artist Arnaldo Roche Rabell. The Museum of San Juan is honored to present the blue work of the plastic and sanjuanero artist Arnaldo Roche, with pieces never before exhibited in museums or spaces of the country. The exhibition brings together a selection of 24 works by this well-known Puerto Rican artist that represent an interesting approach to his work of great dimension. The exhibit returns to Puerto Rico after being presented at the Atlantic Center for Modern Art (CAAM) in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in Spain, being the artist's first solo exhibition in a European museum. The exhibition curated by Omar-Pascual Castillo, will be inaugurated on Thursday, December 8, 2016 in the Francisco Oller Hall of the Museum of San Juan, attached to the Autonomous Municipality of San Juan ...”Read more: All Events in San Juan-Arnaldo Roche and Arnaldo Roche-Facebook
About the Artist: “Painter Roche Rabell began his artistic training at the Luchetti School of Art in Santurce, where he studied under Lope Max Díaz. He later studied architecture at the University of Puerto Rico and art at the Art Institute of Chicago, where he completed his MFA in 1984. Since then, he has devoted himself entirely to painting. His work is found in important collections around the world, and he has taken part in several international events, earning numerous awards and great critical recognition. He has developed a unique style based on the application of layers of bright colors, which he covers with black and then rubs with a pallete knife to create dramatic and revealing images. Many of his paintings use live models, whom he wraps in raw canvas and then, using frottage, imprints on it the contours of their bodies. Usually of monumental size, exuberant in color, and dramatic in their content, his Abstract Expressionist paintings draw upon a variety of references, both historical and personal ...”Read more: Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico-Arnaldo Roche Rabell and Arnaldo Roche-Facebook
For further information: Museum of San Juan and Arnaldo Roche-Facebook. Related Article: All Events in San Juan-Arnaldo Roche.

THE JUGGLER 2012 - video by Arnaldo Roche Rabell

No comments:

Post a Comment